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There are 126 "Little Libraries" within 25 miles.

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475 14th Street, 9th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612
401 15th Street, Oakland, CA 94612
Bibliomania (0.2 miles)
1816 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA 94612
388 9th Street, Suite 190, Oakland, CA 94607
659 14th Street, Oakland, CA 94612
721 Washington Street, Oakland, CA 94607
125 14th Street, Oakland, CA 94612
2201 Broadway, Suite LL2, Oakland, CA 94612-3031
1000 Oak Street, Oakland, CA 94607
Dan F. Webb Books (0.6 miles)
15 Grand Ave, Oakland, CA 94612
Lake Merritt Lodge (0.7 miles)
2332 Harrison St, Oakland, CA 94612
900 Fallon St, Oakland, CA 94607
1801 Adeline St, Oakland, CA 94607
400 Hawthorne Avenue, Oakland, CA 94609
550 El Embarcadero, Oakland, CA 94610
Walden Pond Books (1.4 miles)
3316 Grand Avenue, Oakland, CA 94610
1005 Atlantic Avenue, Alameda, CA 94501
Marcus Books (1.7 miles)
3900 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Oakland, CA 94609
Calvello Books (1.7 miles)
3941 Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA 94611
3941 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611
4014 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611
Issues (1.8 miles)
20 Glen Ave, Oakland, CA 94611
Book Zoo (1.8 miles)
14 Glen Ave, Oakland, CA 94611
160 41st Street, Oakland, CA 94611
641 W Red Line Ave, Alameda, CA 94501

Local events

Mar
31
Jane Hirshfield
Kepler's Books, Tuesday, March 31 at 7:30pm
Jane Hirshfield (The Ink Dark Moon, Come, thief, Ten Windows, The Beauty)

Jane Hirshfield is the author of seven previous collections of poetry, two books of essays, and four books collecting and co-translating the work of poets from the past. A current chancellor of the Academy of American Poets, Hirshfield has received many prizes and awards including fellowships from the Guggenheim and Rockefeller foundations and the National Endowment for the Arts, the California Book Award, the Poetry Center Book Award, and finalist selection for the National Book Critics Circle Award and England's T.S. Eliot Prize. Her work appears in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The Times Literary Supplement, The Nation, The New Republic, Harper's, Orion, The American Poetry Review, Poetry, Slate, McSweeney's, and seven editions of The Best American Poetry. She has been featured in two Bill Moyers PBS television specials and her work appears frequently on Garrison Keillor's Writer's Almanac and other public radio programs. (added from Random House)… (more)
Mar
31
Kazuo Ishiguro
First Congregational Church of Berkeley, Tuesday, March 31 at 7:30pm
Kazuo Ishiguro (An Artist of the Floating World, A pale view of hills, Never let me go, Nocturnes, The Remains of the Day, The Unconsoled, The Buried Giant, When We Were Orphans, Nunca Me Abandones)

Kazuo Ishiguro's seven previous books have won him wide renown and numerous honors. His work has been translated into more than forty languages. Both The Remains of the Day and Never let me go have more than 1,000,000 copies in print across platforms, and both were adapted into highly acclaimed films. (added from Random House)… (more)
Apr
1
Yoga for grown-ups
The Reading Bug, Wednesday, April 1 at 09:30am
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Apr
1
FREE STORYTIME AND CRAFT!
The Reading Bug, Wednesday, April 1 at 3pm
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Apr
1
Prenatal Fitness with Patty
The Reading Bug, Wednesday, April 1 at 5:45pm
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Pre-K: Tues. & Thurs. at 11AM Babies & Toddlers: Wed. at 11AM Newborns: Fri. at 11AM All Ages: Sat. at 11AM

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Apr
1
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Book Passage, Wednesday, April 1 at 6pm
Apr
1
Kazuo Ishiguro
Book Passage, Wednesday, April 1 at 7pm
Kazuo Ishiguro (An Artist of the Floating World, A pale view of hills, Never let me go, Nocturnes, The Remains of the Day, The Unconsoled, The Buried Giant, When We Were Orphans, Nunca Me Abandones)

Kazuo Ishiguro's seven previous books have won him wide renown and numerous honors. His work has been translated into more than forty languages. Both The Remains of the Day and Never let me go have more than 1,000,000 copies in print across platforms, and both were adapted into highly acclaimed films. (added from Random House)… (more)
Apr
1
PREMIER EVENT: BARNEY FRANK
Kepler's Books, Wednesday, April 1 at 7:30pm
Credit: Michael Halsband

PREMIER EVENT: Barney Frank

Wednesday, April 1, 7:30pm

Frank: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage

Fox Theatre, 2215 Broadway Street, Redwood City Tickets are available at Kepler's and online at Fox Theatre Box Office

Join us for an unforgettable evening with America's smartest, feistiest, and funniest politician, Barney Frank. In Frank's candid and witty political memoir, Frank: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage, we find out how a disheveled, intellectually combative gay Jew with a trademark New Jersey-Massachusetts accent, became one of the most powerful and effective members of Congress.

In Frank, he chronicles his lifelong struggle against inequality, which culminated in co-writing the most significant Wall Street regulations since the Great Depression. Barney Frank continues to be an important voice for economic fairness at a time when many of the regulations he authored are being challenged.

With his trademark directness and insight, Frank explores the emotional toll of living in the closet and how he became the first member of Congress to voluntarily disclose his homosexuality. He also details the favors, grudges, and fears that shape a legislator's career.

We can't wait to hear Frank's legendary rhetorical skills in action and to spend an evening with the person who led the debate on some of the most significant issues of our time.

Barney Frank represented the Fourth Congressional District of Massachusetts for nearly five decades, and chaired the House Financial Services Committee from 2007 to 2013. He is the first member of congress to enter a same-sex marriage while serving in office.

Location: Street: 1010 El Camino Real City: Menlo Park, Province: California Postal Code: 94025-4349 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Apr
2
Jacob Rubin
Book Passage, Thursday, April 2 at 00am
Jacob Rubin

JACOB RUBIN’s writing has appeared in the anthology Best New American Voices, The New Yorker online, New York magazine, Slate, n+1, and The New Republic. Times Square, a screenplay he co-wrote, was recently acquired by Focus Features. He lives in New York. (added from Random House)
Apr
2
Writing Workshop 3/26-4/23
The Reading Bug, Thursday, April 2 at 5pm
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Pre-K: Tues. & Thurs. at 11AM Babies & Toddlers: Wed. at 11AM Newborns: Fri. at 11AM All Ages: Sat. at 11AM

Stories & Free Crafts (Ages 3+): Sun. at 11AM Prenatal Fitness with Patty(1 day) Yoga for grown-ups(3 days) FREE STORYTIME AND CRAFT!(3 days) more About Kobo eBooks Browse eBooks (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Apr
2
Meet CALDECOTT WINNER, Mac Barnett!!!
The Reading Bug, Thursday, April 2 at 5:30pm
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Pre-K: Tues. & Thurs. at 11AM Babies & Toddlers: Wed. at 11AM Newborns: Fri. at 11AM All Ages: Sat. at 11AM

Stories & Free Crafts (Ages 3+): Sun. at 11AM Prenatal Fitness with Patty(1 day) Yoga for grown-ups(3 days) FREE STORYTIME AND CRAFT!(3 days) more About Kobo eBooks Browse eBooks (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Apr
2
Kazuo Ishiguro
Menlo-Atherton High School, Thursday, April 2 at 7pm
Kazuo Ishiguro (An Artist of the Floating World, A pale view of hills, Never let me go, Nocturnes, The Remains of the Day, The Unconsoled, The Buried Giant, When We Were Orphans, Nunca Me Abandones)

Kazuo Ishiguro's seven previous books have won him wide renown and numerous honors. His work has been translated into more than forty languages. Both The Remains of the Day and Never let me go have more than 1,000,000 copies in print across platforms, and both were adapted into highly acclaimed films. (added from Random House)… (more)
Apr
2
Kazuo Ishiguro
Kepler's Books, Thursday, April 2 at 7pm
Kazuo Ishiguro (An Artist of the Floating World, A pale view of hills, Never let me go, Nocturnes, The Remains of the Day, The Unconsoled, The Buried Giant, When We Were Orphans, Nunca Me Abandones)

Kazuo Ishiguro's seven previous books have won him wide renown and numerous honors. His work has been translated into more than forty languages. Both The Remains of the Day and Never let me go have more than 1,000,000 copies in print across platforms, and both were adapted into highly acclaimed films. (added from Random House)… (more)
Apr
2
PREMIER EVENT: KAZUO ISHIGURO in conversation with TOM BARBASH
Kepler's Books, Thursday, April 2 at 7:30pm
Credit: Jeff Cottenden

PREMIER EVENT: Kazuo Ishiguro in conversation with Tom Barbash

Thursday, April 2, 7:30 p.m.

The Buried Giant

Menlo-Atherton High School Center for Performing Arts, 555 Middlefield Rd., Atherton Tickets are available at Kepler's and online at Brown Paper Tickets Student tickets are available!

Join us for a very special evening with Kazuo Ishiguro, one of the most celebrated contemporary fiction writers in the English-speaking world. We’ll be celebrating the release of The Buried Giant, Kazuo Ishiguro's first novel in nearly a decade, following international bestsellers Never let me go and The Remains of the Day.

We were lucky enough to receive some Advanced Reader Copies of the novel, and we have to say that we love the book, and so much of our enjoyment of it stemmed from the less you know the better. Meaning, we don't want to give anything away here. Not yet. Not until you've had a chance to read it yourself. All the publisher will say about the book is that it is "sometimes savage, often intensely moving," and is about "lost memories, love, revenge and war."

We can tell you that this new novel is like nothing he has ever written. It is an adventure fable that integrates a familiar ancient British civilization tale with a fantastical element. And all of the familiar trademarks of Ishiguro are present: his expert prose, his characters' search for meaning, an exploration of the limitations of memory, and Ishiguro's incredibly vast imagination.

Called an original and remarkable genius by the New York Times, Kazuo Ishiguro is the author of Never let me go and The Remains of the Day, both of which were adapted into highly acclaimed films. He has received four Man Booker Prize nominations, was ranked 32nd on the New York Times list of "The 50 greatest British writers since 1945," was awarded the Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa International Literary Prize, and received an OBE for Services to Literary and in 1998 the French decoration of Chevalier de L'Orde des Arts et des Lettres. Born in Nagasaki, Japan in 1954, Ishiguro moved to Britain at the age of 5.

Tom Barbash is the author of the award-winning novel The Last Good Chance and the non-fiction book On Top of the World: Cantor Fitzgerald, Howard Lutnick, and 9/11; A Story of Loss and Renewal, which was a New York Times bestseller. His stories and articles have been published in Tin House, McSweeney's, Virginia Quarterly Review, and other publications, and have been performed on National Public Radio's Selected Shorts series. He currently teaches in the MFA program at California College of the Arts.

Location: Street: Menlo-Atherton Center for the Performing Arts Additional: 555 Middlefield Rd. City: Atherton, Province: California Postal Code: 94027 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Apr
3
Carl Hoffman will be promoting Savage Harvest
Book Passage, Friday, April 3 at 7pm
Carl Hoffman will be promoting Savage Harvest (added from HarperCollins)
Apr
3
First Friday Book Club
Kepler's Books, Friday, April 3 at 7:30pm
Friday, April 3, 2015, 7:30 p.m.

A Jane Austen education by William Deresiewicz

This intelligent, lively look at the beloved author's novels and what they offered in life lessons to one graduate student will resonate with all Austen fans - and others as well. Like many of us, Deresiewicz, an Austen scholar, found deep lessons on life, love, friendship, and marriage in the pages and parlors of dear Jane's books.

Location: Street: 1010 El Camino Real City: Menlo Park, Province: California Postal Code: 94025-4349 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Apr
4
Claire Kells
Books Inc. in Laurel Village, Saturday, April 4 at 7pm
Claire Kells

Claire Kells was born and raised outside Philadelphia. She received a degree in English from Princeton University and a medical degree from the University of California. Currently in residency, she lives and works in the Bay Area. This is her first novel. (added from Random House)
Apr
5
CLOSED EASTER SUNDAY
The Reading Bug, Sunday, April 5 at 00am
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Apr
6
Prenatal Fitness with Patty
The Reading Bug, Monday, April 6 at 5:45pm
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Pre-K: Tues. & Thurs. at 11AM Babies & Toddlers: Wed. at 11AM Newborns: Fri. at 11AM All Ages: Sat. at 11AM

Stories & Free Crafts (Ages 3+): Sun. at 11AM Prenatal Fitness with Patty(1 day) Yoga for grown-ups(3 days) FREE STORYTIME AND CRAFT!(3 days) more About Kobo eBooks Browse eBooks (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Apr
6
Untitled event
The Commonwealth Club of California, Monday, April 6 at 7pm
Apr
6
Spanish Book Club
Kepler's Books, Monday, April 6 at 7pm
Monday, April 6, 7:00 p.m.

La luz dificil by Tomas Gonzalez

Jacobo has decided to die. A traffic accident has left him paralyzed and in unbearable pain. David, his father, faces the toughest test of all: bear witness to his son's process. As Jacobo travels to a place in the United States where his death is possible, David is back in New York holding on to a last shred of hope: will his son change his mind at the last minute. Almost twenty years later, his sight worn out, his spirit watchful, David reconstructs his life in New York.

Location: Street: 1010 El Camino Real City: Menlo Park, Province: California Postal Code: 94025-4349 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Apr
7
Jane Hirshfield
BookShop West Portal, Tuesday, April 7 at 7pm
Jane Hirshfield (The Ink Dark Moon, Come, thief, Ten Windows, The Beauty)

Jane Hirshfield is the author of seven previous collections of poetry, two books of essays, and four books collecting and co-translating the work of poets from the past. A current chancellor of the Academy of American Poets, Hirshfield has received many prizes and awards including fellowships from the Guggenheim and Rockefeller foundations and the National Endowment for the Arts, the California Book Award, the Poetry Center Book Award, and finalist selection for the National Book Critics Circle Award and England's T.S. Eliot Prize. Her work appears in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The Times Literary Supplement, The Nation, The New Republic, Harper's, Orion, The American Poetry Review, Poetry, Slate, McSweeney's, and seven editions of The Best American Poetry. She has been featured in two Bill Moyers PBS television specials and her work appears frequently on Garrison Keillor's Writer's Almanac and other public radio programs. (added from Random House)… (more)
Apr
7
LAUNCH: ANN PACKER in conversation with ANTHONY MARRA
Kepler's Books, Tuesday, April 7 at 7:30pm
Credit: Elena Seibert

Launch: Ann Packer in conversation with Anthony Marra

Tuesday, April 7, 7:30 p.m.

The Children's Crusade From the New York Times bestselling, award-winning author of The Dive from Clausen’s Pier comes a masterful new novel that explores the secrets and desires, the remnant wounds and saving graces of one California family over the course of five decades. Ann Packer has an incredible eye for detail and is genius at evoking an era with such faithfulness. In addition, you will identify with and deeply care for her characters in her most deeply affecting book yet. Bill Blair finds the land by accident, three wooded acres south of San Francisco. The year is 1954, long before anyone will call this area Silicon Valley. Struck by a vision of the family he might create there, Bill buys the property and proposes to Penny Greenway, a woman whose yearning attitude toward life appeals to him. In less than a decade, they have four children. Yet Penny is a mercurial housewife, overwhelmed and under-satisfied at a time when women chafed at the conventions confining them. And Penny will sacrifice anything – her marriage, her children – to become an artist. Years later, the three oldest Blair children, adults now and still living near the family home, are disrupted by the return of the youngest, whose sudden presence and troubles force a reckoning with their history and set off a struggle over the future. Ann Packer is the acclaimed author of two collections of short fiction and two bestselling novels, Songs Without Words and The Dive from Clausen’s Pier, which received the Kate Chopin Literary Award, among many other prizes and honors.

Anthony Marra is the winner of a Whiting Award, Pushcart Prize, and the Narrative Prize. A Constellation of Vital Phenomena won the National Book Critics Circle's inaugural John Leonard Prize and the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award in fiction, as well as the inaugural Carla Furstenberg Cohen Fiction Award. He received an MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop and was a Stegner Fellow at Stanford, where he is the Jones Lecturer in Fiction.

Location: Street: 1010 El Camino Real City: Menlo Park, Province: California Postal Code: 94025-4349 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Apr
8
Untitled event
Blu Dot, Wednesday, April 8 at 00am
Apr
8
Yoga for grown-ups
The Reading Bug, Wednesday, April 8 at 09:30am
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